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Ethanol Power: 10 Cars You Can Buy

Ethanol Power: 10 Cars You Can Buy

Ethanol-powered vehicles aren’t just coming to a showroom near you. Vehicles that run on an ethanol-gas (E85) blend are already here, and automakers are ramping up production of them to cut our use of imported oil. Why ethanol? It’s usually created from vegetable matter — like corn or sugar...

April 26, 2007 by 
 
2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

GM Plugs Fuel Cells into Volt

It’s not quite a case of chicken-and-egg, but when it comes to the alternate fuel, environmentally-friendly powertrain of the future, General Motors isn’t taking any... read more April 19, 2007 by  0


 
GTL Benz ML

Getting Diesel – from Natural Gas?

What’s believed to be the world’s first publicly running cars that use a revolutionary new fuel have been unveiled inSouth Africa. The two Mercedes M-Class SUVs are... read more April 18, 2007 by  0


 
Dieter Zetsche 2007 Geneva

Zetsche Promises Every DC A Hybrid

Long considered hardcore hybrid skeptics, the Germans who run DaimlerChrysler are now promising every vehicle the company develops in the future will come with a hybrid... read more April 8, 2007 by  0


 
Alan Mulally

Mulally: Turnaround, Jaguar on Track

While Ford Motor Co. is selling off its ultra-luxury sports car brand, Aston Martin, CEO Alan Mulally suggested that there are no plans to part with another high-line Ford... read more April 5, 2007 by  0


 
2008 Ford Shelby GT500KR

Shelby Back as “King of the Road”

Carroll Shelby seems to be everywhere at this year’s New York International Auto Show, signing autographs, giving interviews – and introducing two new muscle cars bearing... read more April 4, 2007 by  0


 
2008 smart fortwo

Smart Open for Business – Sort Of

Looking to buy a new smart fortwo, the pint-sized European city car finally set to make its belatedU.S. debut? Get your credit card ready as the DaimlerChrysler division will... read more April 2, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Shelby GT-H Convertible

Shelby GT-H Convertible Goes for $250K

With a $250,000 sale under its belt, the Ford Shelby GT-H convertible will sidle into this week’s New York auto show ready to roll out to Hertz rental fleets nationwide... read more April 2, 2007 by  0


 
Chrysler pentastar

C&A: A Cautionary Tale for Chrysler?

When David Stockman showed up Detroit in the late 1990s with a pocketful of money from some big-time backers and some of the cash he earned as one of the first partners of... read more April 1, 2007 by  0


 
Fantasticar

Genesis or BMW?

Gore’s “Ass Age” Would you publish swipes at scientists who say the earth isn't round? The debate on global warming is over. The only scientists who express any doubt... read more April 1, 2007 by  0


 
T-Mobile Dash

Driving While Texting: The New DUI?

Already this week we’ve warned of the dangers of driving on Ambien, Rozerem, and other sleep aids. Now, as the Wall Street Journal reports, law enforcement is beginning to... read more March 15, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

Calif. Getting First Plug-In Hybrids

Chevrolet's Volt is one plug-in hybrid concept automakers are hoping to put into production soon. While major automakers say that plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles (PHEVs)... read more March 8, 2007 by  0


 
Bullrun 2007

Bullrun: Rally Race Invades Reality TV

Everything’s going smoothly in the first ten minutes of SpikeTV’s new car-rally reality show Bullrun. Twelve teams blast out of Whitefish,Montana, two by two, piloting a... read more March 8, 2007 by  0


 
2005 Toyota Prius

Ill. Man Daredevils Way to Eco-Stardom

Wayne Gerdes, who has been called the most fuel-efficient driver in the world, doesn’t exactly recommend that everyone drive like he does. His commutes regularly include... read more March 5, 2007 by  0


 
2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

DC, BMW Joins on Rear-Drive Hybrids

BMW and DaimlerChrysler have announced that they will team up to develop a hybrid powertrain to be used in large rear-drive vehicles. The announcement came as increases in... read more March 1, 2007 by  0


 
Audiovox Rearview Camera

Should Back-Up Cameras Be the Law?

Should back-up cameras (designed to prevent kids from being run over by vehicles moving in reverse) be mandatory equipment in every new car sold? If legislation introduced by... read more February 28, 2007 by  0


 
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